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Andorra

Andorra. Located between Spain and France, this tiny principality is the only country in the world where Catalan is the oficial language. Famous for skiing and shopping, this country will give you some of the best vacation time of your life. Andorrans feel very proud of their history and their country and you will see why as soon as you arrive. Beautiful mountains and calid people will welcome you at anytime of the year.

Area: 468 Km²
Population: 72.300
Density: 154 pop/Km²

System of government: Coprincipality (parliamentary democracy)
Capital: Andorra la Vella (22.000 pop.)
Major cities: Les Escaldes 16.400 pop., Encamp 11.800 pop.
Ethnic majority: Spanish 38,5%, Andorran 36,5%, Portuguese 11,5%, French 6,5%, others 7%
Border countries: Spain SOUTH, France NORTH

Principal mountains: Coma Pedrosa 2942 m
Principal rivers: Gran Valira
Principal lakes: Juclar 0,29 Km²
Principal islands: -
Climate: Alpin

Language: Catalan (official), Spanish, French, Portuguese
Religion: Catholic
Currency: Euro (€)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 6/1, 14/3, 1/5, 24/6, 15/8, 8/9, 1/11, 4/11, 8/12, 24/12, 25/12, 26/12, 31/12
Dialling code: 00376
GMT: +1

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